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inspire

in·spire

inspire

 
pronunciation:
ihn spaIr
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part of speech: verb
inflections: inspired, inspires, inspiring
definition: to give someone the desire or courage to do something.
My parents' achievements inspired me to write a book about them.
derivations: inspired (adj.), inspiring (adj.), inspiringly (adv.)
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